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a day in the life: ms patient, anatomy teacher.

Just a few days ago, I was giving one of my anatomy lectures about the brain. Now and then, I’ll be in the middle of lecture prep, and even when I’m in the middle of a topic I’ve read about a dozen times, a “new discovery” about myself hits me. 320 more words

Seeing With The Tongue

Paper: Seeing With The Tongue | Journal Publication: ‘‘Seeing’’ through the tongue cross-modal plasticity

How it Works

– A strip of electrodes are placed on the tongue (this being the “electrotactile” positioning) 250 more words


Be Metaphysical: Meditation, Kundalini & Cymatics

Okay  I have not posted any research or meditation experiences lately mainly because I have been busy doing human stuff..  making videos and counting leaves that have been redesigned!   2,857 more words


How Placebos Could Change Research and Practice

The title was on the cover of the April 2015 Monitor on Psychology of the American Psychological Association.  Inside the issue was an article by Stacy Lu, “Great expectations:  New research is leading to an understanding of how placebos work—findings that may lead to more effective treatments and better drug research.  479 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Ischemic Stroke and Cognitive Function

This blog post is largely based on an article by Marina Fernandez-Andujar and eleven others titled, “Remote Thalamic MIcrostructural  Abnormalities Related to Cognitive Function in Ischemic-Stroke Patients,” published in Neuropsychology (2014), 984-996. 404 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Paying Attention: Why You Want to Have a Filter

By: Daniel Hass, 2nd year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program

At any given moment, we are constantly bombarded by signals from at least four of the five senses. 915 more words


‘Fear Itself’ Identified In Mouse Brain

  • Emotional responses a exist in part of the brain called the amygdala
  • Scientists find area of brain responsible for fear memories and learning to be afraid…
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